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these numbers. it's just amazing. thank you. joining me now, is jerry brown. welcome to the show. it is great to have you. we played this very controversial soundbite from this woman who said it should be quid pro quo for detroit. do you agree? >> no, i do not agree. i can look out my window and see general motors and see what happened with the bankruptcy when the federal government got involved. the cfo lost their jobs from the board of directors lost their jobs, and there are restrictions to the money coming in. so the federal government. the city of detroit knows what the problems are. the question is do we have the political will to make the difficult decision. gerri: that is where i want to go next. the track record here -- the track record here is not good. we have years of overspending. it is incredibly embarrassing stories, the previous mayor usinggan airplane at his own leisure to do personal travel. we have just a terrible financial track record. per capita income at 25,000 below the u.s. average. detroit employment is 18%, almost 19%. does the city council -- does the city manageme
in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addiction? some researchers say yes. they say factors such as materialism and impulsiveness play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction especially when phones are used excessively in public. that's when we're
"oming up. jerry brown is not going to step in. ♪ . ♪ . messa: well it is definitely appropriate it say concerns overthe scal clififf have hit a fever pitch but believe it or not doctors could be facing the worst of it. they could be hit by a 29% in medicare reimbsements on january 1st. that is only part of the problem. another part how this turns aroundnd hits you and your wallet. joining me to dissect the impacts dr. marc sgel fr the fox new medical a-team. great to have you back on the show. >> good to be back with you. melissa: let's get right to it. i love the numbers. let's break it down. doctors face a 27% cut papay for medicare patients as part of t formula. >> that is called the sustained growth rat some genius in 1997 when they put together the bance the budget act, hey, doctors should be penalized if the amount of tests order is grear than the growth of the economy. basically if an mri is very expensive, i have to order it, i get penalid forfeit is more expensive than it shoulde. that doe make any sense. doctors are supposed to order test on patient need, medical necessity, w
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